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5 Types of Fruit Recommended for Pregnant Women

For women, nutritional needs during pregnancy increase due to the need to supply the baby with essential nutrients. So take note of this list of fruit recommended for pregnant women and say goodbye to the anxiety of eating sweets. Ideally,…

Painful Pregnancies: Will They Always Hurt?

When a woman finds out she’s pregnant, many emotions and questions come into play. This is especially true with respect to her and the baby’s health. Painful pregnancies are among the most common concerns among expectant mothers, especially first-timers. What…

Recurrent Miscarriages: Causes and Treatments

Recurrent miscarriages refer to more than two miscarriages before 20 weeks of pregnancy. Miscarriages happen 15% of the time. Also, the rate goes up if women have already had a miscarriage. Additionally, the number doubles if there’ve been more than…

NoMo Women: Choosing Not to Have Children

“Motherhood will be desired or it will not be.” This historic feminist motto is currently a flag that’s flying high. On the one hand, it means that motherhood isn’t something absolutely necessary in women’s lives. On the other, it’s very…

How to Have More Trust in Yourself

When you start reaching your goals, you start to feel better. To achieve this, you need to trust in yourself and use it as fuel to keep going forward. Taking on good habits, which let you gain trust in yourself,…

What You Should Know About Labor Analgesia

For a woman, giving birth is probably one of the best moments she’ll ever experience in life. However, giving birth is naturally characterized by an intense pain that takes away some of its charm. Labor analgesia helps prevent the future…

What Is Implantation Bleeding During Pregnancy?

Implantation bleeding shouldn’t cause concern if it occurs during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. It’s just a small loss of blood that is very normal and barely noticeable. Now, why does it happen? And how can we distinguish it…

What Is Pica During Pregnancy?

Today we want to take the opportunity to talk about pica during pregnancy. This eating disorder is common yet quite unknown. When we think about eating disorders, the first to come to mind are usually anorexia or bulimia. However, there…

4 Special Care Tips for Multiple Pregnancies

It’s important for women with multiple pregnancies to be aware of the associated risks. This is a special type of pregnancy that requires more care and attention from mothers-to-be, as well as many visits to their OB. If you have…

Irregular Menstrual Periods: What Should You Do?

A regular menstrual period occurs every 28 days on average and it lasts for the same duration each time. Nonetheless, some women can experience irregular menstrual periods with cycles that are longer or shorter than the average. What should you…

Hair Removal During Pregnancy: Effective Methods

During pregnancy, hormones make your hair grow thicker, sometimes in unexpected and unwanted places. While some hair removal methods should be avoided, there are some tips to keep in mind to remove hair safely when you’re pregnant. Increased blood flow…

What Causes Bleeding During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, women experience many changes and symptoms. Some are normal, and others require treatment or a change in routine. In the following article, we’ll explain what can cause bleeding during pregnancy and what symptoms mean you should consult a doctor.…

Pillows and Cushions for Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the most precious and special moments a mother can share with her child. However, poor posture can make breastfeeding uncomfortable and produce back and neck pain. The good news is that there are special pillows and…

Brown Patches and Changes in Skin During Pregnancy

It’s very common for brown patches to appear as well as other changes in skin during pregnancy. These spots tend to appear as dark splotches, commonly known as the “mask of pregnancy.” Technically, they’re referred to as chloasma or melasma.…

Ultrasounds During Pregnancy: What Information Do They Provide?

Ultrasounds during pregnancy are one of the quintessential medical tests that control the fetus’ evolution and growth. Ultrasounds are used to visualize internal structures. Obstetric ultrasounds provide information about female sexual organs (uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries), neighboring structures (bladder)…

Menstrual Cycle Alterations During Adolescence

When a girl first gets her period, she usually suffers from menstrual cycle imbalances. This is because her body is getting used to this new condition. In this article, you’ll discover everything you need to know about menstrual cycle alterations…

Changes in Breasts During Pregnancy

In addition to the obvious changes like increase in size, there are other changes in breasts that indicate that a woman is preparing to breastfeed her baby. What are these changes in breasts? It’s because of hormonal activity and increased blood…

Fit Moms: What Is This Popular Trend?

With the development of new technologies over the last few years, bloggers, influencers and “instamodels” have become very popular. However, the newest stars on social media are fit moms.  Have you heard of this trend? Find out what it’s all…

5 Tests Gynecologists Perform and Their Purpose

The tests gynecologists perform screen for diseases like cervical cancer and breast cancer that unfortunately affect many women. These screening tests help to check for the early signs of cervical and breast cancer and assess other aspects of your reproductive…